Construction Management Software Insights

Leveraging construction project management software to improve capital construction projects and other industry insights

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 9:30am
Posted By: Ron Antevy
Dear Construction Project Management Software User:  Have you heard or said any of these things? “My project management software is not user-friendly.  My project management software creates extra work.  My project management software is missing this or that feature.” For almost 20 years, we’ve...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:00am
Posted By: Ashley Garcia
Click image to enlarge or print To get the detailed list of each step, download the full Construction Program Management Software Buying Guide at www.e-builder.net/white-papers/software-buying-guide
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:45am
Posted By: Ashley Garcia
Do you ever feel like Olympian Lolo Jones, jumping hurdle after hurdle? Many owner organizations face the same obstacles within their capital construction programs. This infographic outlines the Top 5 Hurdles Facing Capital Project Owners. Do any of these sound familiar?  (click image to enlarge or...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 10:30am
Posted By: Ashley Garcia
We are often told the system for tracking the details of a project is done by using a spreadsheet. Not just one spreadsheet, but several—one for change orders, one for RFIs, another for commitments. The list can go on. Since this is the method used by the many construction professionals we...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 1:45pm
Posted By: Ashley Garcia
The cost of poor decision-making is high so it's imperative that you plan  and execute capital projects as efficiently as possible. This infographic contains several best practices that will put your organization on the path to avoiding the most common pitfalls of an inadequate process. For the...
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 11:45am
Posted By: Ron Antevy
The recently issued McGraw Hill SmartMarket report on Lean Construction provides some excellent insight into the adoption of the Lean approach to the construction process.  You can download a copy of the report here. For those not familiar, the “lean construction” approach is the practice of...
Monday, January 20, 2014 - 5:15pm
Posted By: Ashley Garcia
Cost forecasting can act as an early warning sign for when your projects are veering off course. Follow these simple steps to get a clear picture, at any point of a project,  what the cost to complete is anticipated to be. (Click image to enlarge)
Monday, January 20, 2014 - 4:15pm
Posted By: Ron Antevy
Managing construction project costs – for a facility owner - is important but also very unique.  With projects costing one, ten or even hundreds of millions of dollars, it’s critical that you keep tight control over the expenditures so that they don’t spiral out of control.  After all, even 1% of...
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 2:30pm
Posted By: Ashley Garcia
Do you look to the past to predict the future of your capital project? Reports showing paid invoices and approved change orders are all based on historic data. They tell you where you’ve been, but not necessarily where you’re headed. I’ve heard many examples of budgets being blown near the end of...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 1:45pm
Posted By: Ron Antevy
Mayo Clinic CEO, Dr. John Noseworthy, and Dr. Toby Cosgrove, President and CEO of the Cleveland Clinic, made an appearance on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ on Sunday, January 5, 2014.  They were on the show to discuss The Affordable Care Act (i.e., Obamacare) and its impact on the future of healthcare. ...

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